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|Michael in Phoenix||
Question for cookie bakers, regarding a recipe I love for gingerbread cookies.
Joined: Dec 9, 2005
Posted to Thread #12715 at 2:49 pm on Nov 23, 2008
The one I use is from Teresa Parker, and came from a very early posting on Gail's Swap. We love the flavor and they are great for decorating.
Here's my question: If I wanted to add loft and tenderness to these, could I add a bit of baking powder to the recipe? Would that help them puff up a bit? If so, how much do you think I should use?
As for tenderness, could I sub all or part of the shortening with butter?
I plan to experiment with this at Christmas, but I thought it would be good to ask the experts here for some advice first.
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Other messages in this thread:
- 12715. Question for cookie bakers, regarding a recipe I love for gingerbread cookies. [LINK] - Michael in Phoenix - 2:49pm on 11/23/08 (2)
- I'm no expert, but my food science books suggest using baking powder, plus swapping the all-purpose - Shaun in TO - 3:23pm on 11/23/08
- Thanks Shaun. Good information! [NT] - Michael in Phoenix - 3:26pm on 11/23/08